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Research in History, Classics and Archaeology

Research in History, Classics and Archaeology

Our research interests span all human history around the globe. We work together to create an intellectually stimulating environment characterised by disciplinary excellence and interdisciplinary exploration.

Research themes

We encourage collaboration across the School in both teaching and research. We promote this approach through nine interdisciplinary research themes. Exploring and developing such cross-cutting perspectives is a fundamental aspect of our work:

Collaborative hubs

Our research themes are collaborative hubs where academic staff and research students from multiple disciplines work in partnership. Our staff are also involved in other research centres across the university and with colleagues at other institutions. 

The School is home to the McCord Centre for Landscape - a University Research Centre that brings together interdisciplinary researchers with an aim to create positive social, cultural and economic results by promoting the value of landscapes, now and for the future. 

Research impact

REF 2014 recognised the world-leading and internationally excellent quality of our research. Our academic staff have a diverse range of research interests and publications. We highlight some of them in our virtual bookshelf.

Major grants for our work

In the past five years, the School has secured major grants from the:

Researchers across all three subject areas received grants.

The Forum in Rome